Youth Leadership

  • Could you be the next youth voice of UNESCO?

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    Are you aged between 18 and 25 and want to take action to promote peace and social justice in New Zealand and the Pacific?

    Then they want to hear from you.

  • Young Leaders programme graduation 2014

    The Office of Ethnic Affairs Young Leaders programme for 2014 has ended on a high note with three graduation events held in Wellington, Christchurch, and Auckland. The Auckland event served as a combined graduation for Auckland and Hamilton based participants.

  • Winning projects from the Young Leaders Programme 2014

    Image of Youth Leaders watching a video from Berlinda Chin

    As part of the project management module of the Office of Ethnic Affairs Young Leaders Programme 2014, participants developed and delivered a suite of social justice themed projects. Led by expert trainer Ron Eckman, participants were taken through the principles of project management and then worked together in small groups to apply what they had learned over 12 weeks to implement these projects.

  • The must have skill sets for tomorrow's leaders

    Image of Berlinda Chin, presenting to the CPIT Students

    “Global perspectives and intercultural competency are the ‘must have’ skill sets for tomorrow’s leaders like you”, Berlinda Chin, Director of the Office of Ethnic Affairs, told students from the Broadcasting School at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT).

  • 2014 National Young Leaders Programme Launched

    Auckland Youth Leaders 2014

    The Office of Ethnic Affairs has launched its 2014 Young Leaders Programme nationally, with opening events held across the country over the past two weeks.